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East Asia Program

1:00 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374

During the so-called “Age of Discovery,” Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, and Japanese ships crisscrossed the Pacific in search of islands rich in precious metals. One of these fabled imaginaries materialized on the cartographic plane as the “Gold and Silver Isles.” They were often depicted in the northern seas off the…

East Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Virtual

Cornell University and the Cornell China Center invite you to the Cornell-China 2022 Online Forum featuring 30 speakers highlighting collaboration, research, and innovation!

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022, 7:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. EST (Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in Beijing)

Welcome by Cornell…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

7:30 pm

Virtual

Join the 2022 Cornell-China Forum highlighting Cornell-China connections and innovation!

The panel details and event link will be shared closer to the event date.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Institute for African Development

12:00 pm

Uris Hall, Einaudi Conference Room 153

In this talk, Amanda Kaminsky will present a paper that untangles the supply chain of Kenya's crayfish industry, to explore how multispecies landscapes come to manifest and shape our social and cultural norms. Amanda draws from one year of ethnographic fieldwork to analyze the historical political ecology of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

McGraw Hall, 165

This panel discussion will bring together four speakers to discuss various aspects of the recent protests in China that are without recent precedent. We will aim to provide social and political context for the protests as well as historical analysis. Our panelists include both students and faculty who will present…

East Asia Program

7:30 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, HEC auditorium

Are you interested in Korean Music, Dance, and Snacks? Come join the Noraebang (singing) Contest and enjoy all of these things! The Contest stars the Korean Language Program students that you can vote for, performances by Korean dance groups E.Motion and LOKO, trivia prizes for the audience, and bakery goods from…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, Asian Studies Lounge third floor

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is pleased to have Lucas Bender (East Asian Languages, Yale) lead this text reading.

Bender's text-reading is on "What Troubles the World is Inequality": Politics Before Metaphysics in Guo Xiang's 郭象 (252-312) Zhuangzi 莊子 Commentary…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Jihyun Han (Ph.D. Candidate, History, Cornell University) leads this workshop.

This paper examines two layers of local history: Northeast China’s colonial experience in the 1930-the 1940s and local historians’ writing of it in the 1950-60s. In analyzing various forms of historical writings about Japanese…

East Asia Program

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre, Cornell Cinema

Mr. Zhou Qing, the Berlin-based Chinese movie director and writer, generously granted permission to Professor Peidong Sun to show it to her classes for teaching purposes only.

It is about the history and memory of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) and some tragedies in a prominent middle school in Xi…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

East Asia Program

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

Professor Ryan Brutger explains that one of the central challenges in China-US relations is the risk of a security dilemma between China and the United States, as each side carries out actions for what it perceives to be defensively-motivated reasons, failing to realize how it is perceived by the other side. Yet…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

8:00 am

Virtual

How will we meet the most pressing demands of our time?

Join us for a two-day symposium that brings together the Cornell community and international partners to discuss the most urgent challenges around the world and how we can work together to address them.

Building on the first Global Grand…

East Asia Program

12:15 pm

Hughes Hall, Cornell Law School, Zhu Faculty Lounge (L28)

Please join us for a lunchtime seminar given by our guest Y.S. Lee, Director of the Law and Development Institute.

SEMINAR: Weaponizing International Trade in Political Disputes: Issues Under International Economic Law and Systemic Risks

DATE: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

TIME: 12:15 p.m. to 1…

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, Asian Studies Lounge third floor

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloqium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is pleased to have Yue (Mara) Du (History, Cornell University) lead the text reading titled, A Taiping General’s Poem in the Anti-Qing Revolution.

Faculty hosts: TJ Hinrichs (History, Cornell) and Suyoung Son (Asian Studies, Cornell). Sponsored by the East…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Einaudi Center's Research Travel Grants for Graduate Students provide international travel support for Cornell graduate students conducting short-term research or fieldwork outside the United States.

If you’re traveling between the United States and a host country for activities directly related to…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Institute for European Studies

3:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative (CCCI) of the East Asia Program welcomes Simona Segre-Reinach (Fashion Studies, University of Bologna, Italy) as part of our semester-long theme of Fashion and Politics in Twentieth-Century China with faculty host, Peidong Sun (History, Cornell)

Some of the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Uris Hall

Nobuko Yamasaki, Assistant Professor, Department of Languages and Literatures, Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Lehigh University speaks about her book titled, Prostitutes, Hostesses, and Actresses at the Edge of the Japanese Empire.

Analyzing materials from literature and film, this book…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

Institute for European Studies

12:00 am

Virtual

The Lingua Mater competition invites students to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater student competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. The top three videos received…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

White Hall, 106

Levinson China & Asia‐Pacific Studies Program Guest Seminar

China and the United States are heading toward a cold war. How should we explain this development? What is likely to happen in the foreseeable future? What needs to be done to avoid a disastrous confrontation? The talk will try to address these…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

8:30 am

Cornell Tech

Registration Link: https://cglink.me/2cm/r1635976

The Cornell S.C. Johnson College of Business Emerging Markets Theme brings together scholars from Cornell and beyond to provide thought leadership on the role of emerging markets – and emerging market…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

If you love languages, our funding opportunities are for you! Learn one of more than 50 languages offered at Cornell with a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship or Rare and Distinctive Language Fellowship. Opportunities are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

FLAS fellowships support…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

12:00 am

Virtual

The Lingua Mater competition invites alumni to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater alumni competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. Winners included the Cornell…

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, Asian Studies Lounge third floor

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloqium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is pleased to have Jeffrey Moser (History of Art and Architecture, Brown University) to lead this text reading titled, "The Record of the Relocation of the Stone Classics to the Prefectural School of Jingzhao Prefecture." Composed by Lü Dazhong in 1090,…

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Please join the Society for Buddhist Studies for a talk by Juhn Ahn (University of Michigan).

In Goryeo and Joseon Korea, the restoration of Buddhist monasteries became the subject of heated debate. Although the Buddhist establishment in Korea had continued to restore monasteries at regular intervals for…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative (CCCI) of the East Asia Program welcomes Deborah Davis (Sociology, Yale University)
as part of our semester-long theme of Fashion and Politics in Twentieth-Century China with faculty host, Peidong Sun (History, Cornell)

Some of the questions that guest…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

1:00 pm

Virtual

Come learn about important Chinese historic materials, including cultural relics, old photo albums, and significant manuscripts from the Cornell Library’s vault. Take this rare opportunity to view these precious treasures and learn how you can engage with them through your learning, teaching, and research. Curator…

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

PSB, Atrium (near Goldie's)

Come enjoy Korean games (hardboard battle from Squid Game, playing jackstones, hacky sack, Korean board game, origami, etc.) and baked food from Paris Baguette. Open to the public and kids-friendly.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium

A.D. White Professor-at-Large Xu Bing will present the public lecture “What to Make of Art Today?” on Thursday, October 20 at 5pm at the Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium in Goldwin Smith Hall.

You may also attend the lecture via Zoom.

This event is part of an A.D. White Professors-at-Large (ADW-PAL) visit…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Crossing the World to Sleep with You: Chinese Crip Poetry and its Cross-Cultural Translatability is the title of this talk to be given by Hangping Xu, (East Asian Languages and Culture, UC, Santa Barbara).

Yu Xiuhua rose to her celebrity status when her poem “Crossing China to Sleep with You” went viral in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. (Open to U.S. citizens only.)

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting…

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Virtual

THIS EVENT IS CHANGED TO VIRTUAL

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloqium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is pleased to start the fall '22 semester series with Hyeok Hweon Kang (Assistant Professor at Washington University, St. Louis). The text title is: Reading Artisanal Knowledge from 16th Century Korea

Faculty…